The Economist has recently shunned TV advertising in favour of social channels where it believed it could better target it readers. But with improved TV technology, the brand is moving back to traditional mediums and using its digital learnings to draw people in.
McDonald’s CEO Steve Easterbrook says the brand fell behind in technology and is now having to play catch-up as it looks to use tech to improve the customer experience and boost engagement.
Mondelez is launching a new marketing model that aims to improve the return on investment of its global media spending, placing a big focus on original content and brand partnerships as it looks to fight growing consumer appetite for ad blocking.
At the end of every week we look at the key stories, offering our view on what they mean for you and the industry. From learning to speak up as a junior marketer to IAG Cargo’s transformation, it’s been a busy week. I’m stepping in for Russell this week, so here is my take.
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Bringing econometrics fully in-house can work for some brands, but finding a balance between external expertise and internal knowledge works best at insurer Aviva.
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